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Cambridge, MA
10000+ employees
1636
College / University
Colleges & Universities
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Yale University, Stanford University, Princeton University
Many parents dream of sending their children to Harvard -- and at more than $50,000 a year in undergraduate costs, some even dream of being able to afford it. Harvard, the oldest institution of higher learning in the US, is home to Harvard College (undergraduate studies) and ... Read more

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Harvard University part-time

    Pros

    Harvard is a great place to work

    Cons

    No negatives. Role was up to expectations.

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Harvard University Interviews

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    Volunteer Applications Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA).

    Interview

    I submitted my application late February

    1) Did a HR phone screening in early March
    2) First round of interviews with 3 people for a half hour each: 1 Skype interview with HR; 2 with members of the team.
    3) Did a 2 page case study
    4) Second round of interviews with 2 people for half hour each: 1 with HR; 1 with a different member of the team
    5) Had to submit 5 professional references. In my case I submitted 6.
    6) Received a conditional offer letter on the final day in April while final background checks were being done.
    7)Received a final offer letter a week later once final background checks were completed.

    Interview Questions

    • What skills and experiences would you bring to this position?   Answer Question
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Harvard University Awards & Accolades

  • Best Companies for Workers Over 50, AARP, 2009
  • Best Companies for Workers Over 50, AARP, 2008

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